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Europe offers UK a little more time for Brexit

Mar. 21, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc, delaying by several weeks — but not eliminating — the threat of a chaotic British exit. After a meeting that stretched...

The Latest: Dutch PM: Britain could walk out without deal

Mar. 21, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1 a.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the United Kingdom now could walk out without a deal on April 12, but he expects it to seek more time under any circumstance. Rutte said that "they can say, in theory, that on 12th of April we are getting...

Woman shot by husband sought divorce and protection from him

Mar. 21, 2019 4:31 AM EDT

BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Court documents show that a woman shot by her husband in the parking lot of a north Mississippi police station was seeking a divorce. WREG-TV reports 37-year-old L.C. Webb shot Tabitha Sanford Webb about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday before shooting and killing himself. Tabitha Webb remains in...

The Latest: UK's May has 'personal regret' over Brexit bumps

Mar. 20, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 9:45 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has "great personal regret" that the U.K. won't leave European Union with a deal next week and it's time for her country's lawmakers to decide what they want to...

The Latest: UK speaker: Govt can't present same Brexit deal

Mar. 18, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Britain's House of Commons says the government can't ask lawmakers to vote again on its twice-rejected Brexit deal unless it is substantially changed. John Bercow says parliamentary...

May tries to save Brexit deal after vote to delay UK exit

Mar. 15, 2019 9:44 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May worked Friday to pull off an against-the-odds rescue for her European Union divorce deal, after Parliament voted to postpone Brexit to avert a chaotic U.K. departure in two weeks. May planned to spend the next few days trying to persuade opponents in her...

AP PHOTOS: Britain's long, complicated divorce from Europe

Mar. 15, 2019 8:27 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's love-hate relationship with the rest of Europe goes back decades, but the Brexit crisis gripping it today stems from a dramatic January 2013 speech by Prime Minister David Cameron in which he promised an "in or out" referendum. The vote would be to determine whether Britons wanted...

The Latest: UK lawmakers vote strongly to delay Brexit

Mar. 15, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 8:45 p.m. British lawmakers have voted to delay Brexit, just 15 days before the country is scheduled to leave the European Union. The House of Commons voted 413-202 Thursday in favor of seeking to postpone the U.K.'s...

Brextension: UK lawmakers vote to seek delay of EU departure

Mar. 14, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In a stalemate over Brexit, British politicians have chosen to delay it. After weeks of political gridlock, Parliament voted Thursday to seek to postpone the country's departure from the European Union, a move that will likely avert a chaotic withdrawal on the scheduled exit date of March 29....

The Latest: EU official says 'no-deal' vote wont halt Brexit

Mar. 14, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:10 p.m. The European Commission is warning Britain's Parliament that voting against Brexit happening without a withdrawal deal in place isn't enough and lawmakers must approve the deal, too. An official from the EU's executive branch noted...